argument, but no one of them towered over the field, and the risk therefore is in the early ballots of the conclave, the votes could be spread, no one could be getting close to the two thirds majority, 77 out of the 115 votes, which means they would have to go back to the drawing board and spend more time, and as i say, that's a scenario they would like to avoid because they don't want the world to perceive them as disunified or paralyzed. >> and cardinal dolan who is there for the conclave, he has a blog. on it today, he talked about what the cardinals have been discussing since they have been there. everything from preaching and teaching the faith to recruiting more pastors to marriage and abortion. interestingly, though, he felt the need to add this. he said, quote, those are the big issues. you may find it hard to believe since the word on the street is all that we talk about is corruption in the vatican, sexual abuse, and money. do these topics come up? yes. do they dominate? no! and those exclamation marks are his. as the head of the survivors network for those abused by priests, david, what do you make of those comments?